Scientific & Regulatory Manager Dietary Intakes (Food & Nutrition)

Do you have experience in dietary intake modelling?

Are you looking for your next challenge as part of Intertek’s dynamic Food & Nutrition group, where you will be encouraged to reach your highest potential?


An opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nutritionist who is specialised in dietary intakes to join Intertek’s Scientific & Regulatory Consultancy Food & Nutrition group. The role holder will work in the European office, managing dietary exposure projects within the busy Dietary Intakes team. The Dietary Intakes group has seen consistent growth over the past number of years, and this role will be key in continuing to grow this exciting and dynamic work area. Applicants should have experience in working with dietary modelling software for food and dietary components and working with food consumption data from dietary intake surveys (e.g.  National Diet and Nutrition Survey (UK NDNS), National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (U.S. NHANES)).

Dietary intake assessments are pivotal to the risk assessment process, as such, the role involves co-ordinating with multiple stakeholders – internally and externally, including risk assessment bodies, commercial clients, and Intertek’s group of in-house toxicologists.  An ability to develop a strategic approach and contribute robust scientific arguments based on the latest scientific data is crucial for the role holder. This is a unique opportunity for candidates wishing to expand their knowledge and experience. The Dietary Intakes group is small but highly productive and the opportunity for mentoring from experienced staff is unique. The work is extremely varied and challenging with lots of opportunity to learn from your peers who have a cross section of complementary scientific skills.  We are a consultancy, so in addition to scientific excellence, the ability to review, interpret complex data and explain things clearly as well,the ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines are prerequisites of the role .

The health and safety of employees is paramount to Intertek. Intertek UK encourage their employees to adopt and pursue healthy lifestyle options, providing enhanced annual leave and offering a Total Wellness package of health and wellbeing services to support this approach for their colleagues.

Intertek’s passionate and entrepreneurial culture inspires employees to be Ever Better, to own and shape their future, whilst giving them the freedom, power and tools to develop a learning and development pathway that is unique to them. From their unique Skills for Success management and leadership development programme, which enables employees to gain skills and recognised qualifications to deliver 10X Performance, to Learning Leadership Labs that allow a learning experience for new and future leaders to support innovation and engage their people through collaborative quality conversations, Intertek has amazing opportunities waiting just for you!

Intertek rewards its people equitably for their responsibilities, performance, potential and contribution to the business.  This includes for every employee an enhanced Maternity & Adoption Benefits package of up to 16 weeks full pay, flexible solutions for returning to work, a Pension scheme and life assurance package up to 6 times annual salary. Aligned to their 10X Energies, which help define their winning behaviour, they also recognise and reward their employees via a colleague-to-colleague recognition programme.


•Masters or Ph.D. in Science (Nutrition, Food Science) or Statistics; or Degree (or equivalent) in this area with two years’ experience in the area dietary exposure modelling.

•Experience with statistical software packages (e.g. SAS, SPSS) and food consumption datasets.

•Excellent communication and organisation skills.

•Ability to solve complex problems and develop a strategic approach based on the latest scientific data.

•Keen to learn and continuously expand your own knowledge.

•Self-disciplined, with ability to work on your own and as part of a team.

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